Talking to The Express Tribune, he agreed that many gyneacology centres of quacks
had become functional again due to the alleged involvement of some people from the medical community.
DC said that quacks
were playing with the lives of the public and
He demanded of the federal and provincial authorities concerned to educate people about the menace of quackery, increase the strength of qualified doctors in rural and urban slums and launch a crackdown on quacks
to eliminate this menace from the society.
Some in-service physicians and surgeons are also encouraging the quacks
by allowing them to display their names outside their so-called clinics and are getting some money from them on monthly basis.
In our rural areas, literacy rate is very low, most of the population is very poor and people have a trend of consulting quacks
for their ailments instead of visiting medical health facilities.
A team of four members from the antiquackery committee of CDMO visited the area where the quacks
operated from on Monday and issued notices to them.
aggressively promote their products and cures.
Poverty and illness force the villagers to the doors of "Jholachaap Doctors", quacks
There have been numerous allusions to quacks
and charlatans in the literature [6; 7]
Elaborating, he says: "These quacks
can be divided into three categories: (a) almost uneducated, untrained people, who spend some months with a doctor or a quack
, and then open their own clinics; (b) homoeopaths and hakeems, practising allopathy; and (c) paramedics, who are allowed limited medication tasks under the law.
IT is one of those scientific pearls of wisdom that tend to be quoted after several pints: a duck's quack
does not produce an echo, and no one knows why.
A lively exhibition tracing the history of the colorful purveyors of patent and quack
medicines over the past four centuries, "Quack
: The Sellers of Nostrums in Prints, Posters, Ephemera & Books" contains 75 works ranging from humorous caricatures of itinerant quacks
, flamboyant advertising posters, and promotional pamphlets for rival panaceas (each supported by extravagant claims of efficacy), to prints that document the first governmental attempts to curtail the more flagrant abuses.
If it looks like a duck, quacks
like a duck, and walks like a duck, it's a duck.
Professor Cox said: ``Aduck quacks
rather quietly, so the sound coming backis at a low level and might not be heard.
Professor Cox said: 'A duck quacks
rather quietly, so the sound coming back is at a low level and might not be heard.